Tested with the latest Android and Ubuntu OS for XU4, C2 and C1+. No soldering needed. It is ready to go. OS - If you have an older version of OS, update it to the latest version first. This uses I2S as digital sound standard for audio output. It is super easy. You'll be rockin' out in 15 minutes.
Step1. Plug 2 x 2 Watt 4 ohm stereo speakers to the connector on the Boom Bonnet board and attach with sticky glue. Step2. Connect the GPIO ribbon cable one side to the Boom Bonnet board and the other side to your ODROID board. Step3. Update the OS to the latest version.
You can easily adjust the audio output level with the potentiometer on the board. Enjoy the stereo BOOM sound!
The HiFi Shield Plus provides both stereo RCA connectors to connect to external amplifiers and other audio equipment. Via TI’s high-end PCM5242 DAC chip(known as Burr-Brown), it supports 16, 24, 32 bit audio formats with minimal THD+N ratio (0.002%) and ideal dynamics (114dB+), plus amazing sampling rates of 384kHz